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November 10, 2000
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Israel’s Foreign Ministry refused to meet with the U.N. commissioner for human rights after she refused to meet with Israeli right-wing leaders, including Likud leader Ariel Sharon. The move by Mary Robinson, in the midst of a one- week visit to investigate the violence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, came after the Palestinian Authority said Robinson would not be welcome if she met with the hawkish Sharon.

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